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“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Mar23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Open Mic Series Singers, comedians, and entertainers, the spotlight is yours! You are invited to tell jokes, sing a song, or just kick back and relax,…

Wednesday March 23
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Chicago’s Own Comedy Series
Apr2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Own Comedy Series

Produced by Just Roland Entertainment, Inc. in conjunction with GRP Productions. Going on every 1st Saturday of the month starting March 5th. Doors Open at…

Saturday April 2
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Nitti’s Supper Club
Apr9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Nitti’s Supper Club

Long before 33 W. Kinzie housed one of Chicago’s most famous steakhouses, it was home to the notorious enforcer of the Al Capone gang, Frank…

Saturday April 9
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, River North
33 West Kinzie
Lookingglass Alice
Apr30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice returns for a fantastical trip down the rabbit hole, through the looking glass, and deep into your heart. The New York Times calls this circus-infused adaptation…

Saturday April 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Rapunzel
May11
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rapunzel

After stealing a precious plant, the King and Queen are forced to let their wacky gardener Nexus raise their daughter, Rapunzel. She is locked away at…

Wednesday May 11
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Stahl Family Theatre
5900 W Belmont Ave
The Ugly Duckling
May12
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Ugly Duckling

The new student isn’t quite like the other ducklings on her first day at Lucky Ducky School. Sing along with her classmates about how to…

Thursday May 12
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
Wave Wall Moves
Jun4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wave Wall Moves

Pop-up dance performances and interactive dance classes running about 15 minutes each that will feature a rotating roster of dance companies each Saturday throughout the…

Saturday June 4
3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Tommy on Top
Jun10
Theatre & Performing Arts

Tommy on Top

Tommy Miller, closeted Hollywood heartthrob is nominated for an Oscar and is a shoo-in to win Best Actor. His bibulous sister Molly and musical theater…

Friday June 10
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
A Fine Feathered Murder: A Miss Marbled Mystery
Jun16
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Fine Feathered Murder: A Miss Marbled Mystery

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to conclude its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere of A Fine Feathered Murder: A Miss Marbled…

Thursday June 16
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
It Came From Outer Space
Jun22
Theatre & Performing Arts

It Came From Outer Space

A new musical comedy adapted from the ‘50s cult classic sci-fi film from Universal Pictures! Amateur astronomer John Putnam encounters an alien spaceship in the…

Wednesday June 22
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
Antigone at Redtwist Theatre
Jun23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Antigone at Redtwist Theatre

Redtwist Theatre’s next production is Antigone, adapted by Anne Carson and directed by Christine Freije, June 23 – July 31. This take on Sophocles’ classic…

Thursday June 23
7:30 p.m.
Redtwist Theatre
1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
ABDUCTION: A New Comedy Musical
Jun23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

ABDUCTION: A New Comedy Musical

ABDUCTION is a new musical comedy written by T.J. Pieffer, Brad Kemp, and Becki Toth. Abduction tells the story of high school student body president…

Thursday June 23
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Newport Theater
956 W. Newport Ave.
Mural Dances
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mural Dances

“Mural Dances” gathers local dancers and musicians to create and perform projects inspired by Chicago’s fascinating neighborhood murals. Bring a chair and bring the family!…

Saturday June 25
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Various Chicago Parks
Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical
Jul1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical

Kokandy Productions is pleased to launch its Tenth Anniversary Season this summer with Cruel Intentions: The ’90 Musical, a flirty and fun, nostalgia-packed show laced with hits…

Friday July 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
The Playboy of the Western World
Jul1
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Playboy of the Western World

Christy Mahon comes into Flaherty’s tavern on the west coast of Ireland and claims to have killed his father with a loy (shovel). The locals…

Friday July 1
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Light Falls
Jul6
Jul8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Light Falls

For one clear moment, rain and light fall from a cloudless sky. For one clear moment, Christine sees the lives of her family, her town,…

Wednesday July 6
7:30 p.m.Friday July 8
10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Get Out Alive
Jul8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Get Out Alive

Haven is pleased to present, Get Out Alive a new interdisciplinary musical written and performed by independent artist, actor and activist Nikki Lynette. This autobiographical afrogoth musical…

Friday July 8
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Avenue Q
Jul8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious “Avenue Q” tells the timeless story of a recent…

Friday July 8
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Skokie Theatre
7924 N. Lincoln Ave.
12 Angry Men
Jul8
Theatre & Performing Arts

12 Angry Men

Parker Players Theater Company in Barrington presents 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose. Performances are held at Barrington’s Campus Life Center 150 S Lageschulte St.…

Friday July 8
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Barrington’s Campus Life Center
150 S Lageschulte St
Chicago Drag Brunch
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Drag Brunch

Muffy Fishbasket & BimBamBoom present… CHICAGO DRAG BRUNCH Saturdays at 11AM, join us a for delicious brunch, served with a heaping helping of Camp &…

Saturday July 9
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square

Comedy Dance Chicago is excited to share some laughs with you! Join us for a FREE comedy dance show at Northcenter Town Square. Fun for…

Saturday July 9
7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Northcenter Town Square
4100 N Damen Ave
Moonlight Cabaret-Friends & Rivals
Jul10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Moonlight Cabaret-Friends & Rivals

Join City of Lights Theatre and Cabaret for an evening exploring the sincerest loyalties of friendship and harshest feelings of rivalry in musical theatre! Hear…

Sunday July 10
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Two Brothers Roundhouse
205 N Broadway
Free Summer Screenings Program
Jul13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Summer Screenings Program

The Chicago International Film Festival presents Summer Screenings, a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on different national cinemas from around the world.…

Wednesday July 13
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ballet 5:8’s Four Seasons of the Soul Online Premiere
Jul13
Jul24
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Ballet 5:8’s Four Seasons of the Soul Online Premiere

We invite you to enjoy Ballet 5:8’s Four Seasons of the Soul online premiere available Wednesday July 13 through Sunday, July 24 from anywhere in…

Wednesday July 13
7:00 p.m.Sunday July 24
10:00 p.m.
Ballet 5:8
Virtual Event
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